What is Water Content in Coloured Contact Lenses?

Water content is the amount of water present in contact lenses. Coloured contact lenses are made from a water loving plastic called β€œhydrogels” that is responsible to keep the lenses soft in your eyes. The higher the water content, the higher is the oxygen permeability. This makes high water content coloured contact lenses more appropriate… Continue reading What is Water Content in Coloured Contact Lenses?

Are High Water Content Lenses Better?

When buying contact lenses, water-content seems to enjoy the pivotal position. While you may have set many parameters for selection of colored contacts, water content seems to be the most significant. You might have heard the higher the water content, the better. Although, it is partially true, colored contacts with higher degree of water may… Continue reading Are High Water Content Lenses Better?

More Oxygen: Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses for Sensitive Eyes

It is surprising, despite contact lenses being the handiest prosthetic device for visual acuity; the annual dropout rate is 15% among American adults. Over 38 million people in States use colored contact lenses but not with complete satisfaction due to them being slightly uncomfortable for people with sensitive eyes. Silcone hydrogel contact lenses being an… Continue reading More Oxygen: Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses for Sensitive Eyes